Instructables: exploring - outside - bikes - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:02:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Brooks-like leather saddle from old mattress bicycle seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-mattress-bicycle-saddle-to-full-leathe/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:59:46 PDT
Favorite Character Valve Stem Caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-valve-stem-caps-of-your-favorite-characters/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:24:00 PDT
Front Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Bike-Rack/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:10:29 PDT
Locking Bike Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Bike-Crate/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:21:19 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
Custom Bicycle Rim Tape That Works! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Bicycle-Rim-Tape-That-Works/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:22:50 PDT
Shower Shelf Fix With Bicycle Inner Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shower-Shelf-Fix-With-Bicycle-Inner-Tubes/
Shower Shelf Fix With Bicycle Inner Tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/0J9M/I7KB8TYX/F930J9MI7KB8TYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/0J9M/I7KB8TYX/F930J9MI7KB8TYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/0J9M/I7KB8TYX/F930J9MI7KB8TYX.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid Ms. Zoid and I purchased a 4 tier shower caddy last year and found it to be very useful. When packing for our recent move, we pulled it apart only to realize that all of the plastic shelf holders had broken and pretty much disintegrated. Our search began for more plastic connectors, but alas, we wer...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 04:08:01 PDT
How to Create a Downhill Ski-Bike 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Ski-bike-20/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:35:04 PDT
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. http://www.instructables.com/id/rare-earth-magnet-magnetic-induction-loop-trickste/
rare earth magnet magnetic induction loop trickster for cyclists. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/QMTY/I7AAZRP6/FRNQMTYI7AAZRP6.SMALL.jpg BikeWrenchMorgan This is a simple and easy to make (also inexpensive) device which fools magnetic induction loops into thinking there's a car on top of them. This makes an traffic light so equipped go into its change sequence. Buy the magnets. I purchased mine from amazing magnets at www.amazingmagnets.com and wi...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 07:34:31 PDT
BAR T.A.B. (Take Along Bar) http://www.instructables.com/id/BAR-TAB-Take-Along-Bar/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:37:57 PDT
Loud Bike Horn (car horn)-easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Loud-Bike-Horn-car-horn/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:41:16 PST
DIY Chain whip! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chain-whip/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:27 PST
XC ski kit for Fat Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/XC-ski-kit-for-Fat-Bike/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:08:53 PST
Vintage Hat Box Scooter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Hat-Box-Scooter-Storage/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:23:14 PST
Bicycle Table Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Table-Trailer/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 21:04:07 PST
Sealed cables on cheap (winterize your bicycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-cables-on-cheap-winterize-your-bicycle/
Sealed cables on cheap (winterize your bicycle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/LAPB/I5GND217/F6ULAPBI5GND217.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/LAPB/I5GND217/F6ULAPBI5GND217.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/LAPB/I5GND217/F6ULAPBI5GND217.SMALL.jpg thewhite Hi all.After couple muddy rides I decided to make my own sealed cables cheaper than splashing 100 odd pounds on whole system. I still used some parts from Nokon commercial sealed cable system, but the whole project at the end cost 1/5 price.What I needed:Nokon teflon liner (1.3mm gears optional 1.7m...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:50:00 PST
Our Dog's $100 Recumbent Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Dogs-100-Recumbent-Trike/
Our Dog's $100 Recumbent Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/6R2P/I5A39FUE/FGI6R2PI5A39FUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/6R2P/I5A39FUE/FGI6R2PI5A39FUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/6R2P/I5A39FUE/FGI6R2PI5A39FUE.SMALL.jpg dewey302 Our chocolate lab, Louie, just loves to run.  His favorite used to be trotting along on a leash while I rode my bike.   But a few weeks ago an unleashed/unattended dog came at us while riding through a nearby neighborhood.  Louie instinctively bolted toward the dog and when I couldn’t release his le...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:41:20 PST
Inductive Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Inductive-Bike-Lights/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:39:56 PST
Bike Chain Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Chain-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:42:16 PST
Wooden Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balance-Bike/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:30:48 PST
Motorized Bicycle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Wrecked-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:45:45 PST
Party Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-Bike/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:37:23 PST
RGB Bicycle Rim Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Bicycle-Rim-Lights/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:21:46 PST
Cycling Trouser Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycling-Trouser-Clips/
Cycling Trouser Clips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/GURA/I3XU1SDI/F8OGURAI3XU1SDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/GURA/I3XU1SDI/F8OGURAI3XU1SDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/GURA/I3XU1SDI/F8OGURAI3XU1SDI.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman While cycling wearing trousers there is always the potential hazard of getting the bottoms stuck in the drive gear and chain assembly.Protect yourself with a pair of 'Cycling Trouser Clips'!A very simple pair of 'Trouser Clips' can be fashioned from plastic pipe fittings.What you need: 1. 3 inch (75...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:17:24 PST
Solar Powered Disco Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Disco-Bike-Trailer/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:55:11 PST
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-induction-safety-bike-lights-Nearly-invis-1/
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SMALL.jpg stonioni This safety light system blinks as far the wheel spins: faster it spins, faster rate the leds blink. I'ts contactless so here is quite no friction. It uses magnetic induction so it’s battery and maintenance free, waterproof and really clean in design. Perfect for all purposes! Here in Italy Reelight...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 04:59:59 PST
Honda Motorized Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Honda-Motorized-Bicycle/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:29:17 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance http://www.instructables.com/id/Rear-Fender-Bridge-Near-Full-Coverage-Fenders-For-/
Rear Fender Bridge: Near-Full Coverage Fenders For Bicycles with Little Tire Clearance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/TRGZ/I2LMJ5NO/F7HTRGZI2LMJ5NO.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 I had trouble putting a rear fender on my favorite bike because of the clearence between the tire and the brake arms. You run into this problem on bikes that were designed for performance, i.e. not commuting. I didn't want to use narrower tires. I was already forced to run 700X25 tires when I usuall...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:45:50 PST
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
DIY Reflective Cycling Sweatshirt - Skeleton and Japanese Demon http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reflective-Cycling-Sweatshirt-Skeleton-and-Jap/
DIY Reflective Cycling Sweatshirt - Skeleton and Japanese Demon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/F6PV/I21R2I4O/FE0F6PVI21R2I4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/F6PV/I21R2I4O/FE0F6PVI21R2I4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/F6PV/I21R2I4O/FE0F6PVI21R2I4O.SMALL.jpg push_reset Who says that reflective gear needs to be boring? Not me. You can buy reflective tape and reflective fabric by the yard, choose an image and create your own designs! There are a few different types of reflective material, which I don't go into here, but I will tell you that I used Engineer Grade mat...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 10:56:26 PST
Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbing-the-Cargo-Bike-as-a-Swedish-House/
Make your Cargo Bike into a Swedish House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0YN8/I1NEF8V5/FAA0YN8I1NEF8V5.SMALL.jpg kristiansidelmann This project started because we're about to embark on the (hopefully) wonderful journey of parenthood. We're figured this would be a good time to fix our broken cargo bike. And why not make make into a small house for the kid, now we're at it.You'll need:An old worn out Cargo bikeWeatherproof paintM...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:12:25 PDT
horse bike http://www.instructables.com/id/horse-bike/
horse bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Giddy-up, pilgrim!Whether you're wrangling cattle or just cruising along a country road, everything is better with a horse. Combine your favourite things about riding horses with the convenience of a bicycle, with the horse bike!Maybe you need a horse to go with your knight or Zorro costume, or mayb...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:57:21 PDT
Leather Streamers http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Streamers/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:11:56 PDT
No-Slip Bicycle Accessory Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Slip-Bicycle-Accessory-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:00:34 PDT
U-Lock Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/U-Lock-Holster/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:25:20 PDT
Backpack for cycling http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-for-cycling/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:32:34 PDT
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Sidecar/
Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/3GKN/I1566DNE/F6L3GKNI1566DNE.SMALL.jpg travderose The inspiration for this project came from stevebod and the bicycle sidecar he built: http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bicycle-Sidecar/After seeing stevebod's build, I immediately became intrigued and knew I had to build one for myself. There was only one problem: I don't have a child to rid...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:27:29 PDT
Super Simple Handlebar Tassels from a Bike Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Handlebar-Tassels-from-a-Bike-Inner-T/
Super Simple Handlebar Tassels from a Bike Inner Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/QDBN/I11YVCDB/F4TQDBNI11YVCDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/QDBN/I11YVCDB/F4TQDBNI11YVCDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/QDBN/I11YVCDB/F4TQDBNI11YVCDB.SMALL.jpg masterbuilder I work in a bike shop, and I hate having to throw out old tubes that can easily be reused into all sorts of things. I'm not very good at sewing or anything like that, so most of my old tubes get turned into bungee cords, ranger bands, or other simple things.But now, I have found a way to make these ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:31:57 PDT
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/1999-Marzocchi-Bomber-Mountain-Bike-Fork-Rebuild/
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SMALL.jpg timothytdiy I was given a Wicked Fat Chance with a blown out Marzocchi Bomber fork. If you're not familiar with it, it was a somewhat high end fork when it came out. It offers adjustable dampening through changing the air pressure.When I got it, the fork wasn't holding air pressure and would go flat pretty quic...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:40:08 PDT
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-LED-Lights/
Bicycle Trailer LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/70AH/I0LCP94R/FB870AHI0LCP94R.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid So, I've already lit my bikes and built my bicycle trailer, now it's time to light up the trailer. This is a relatively simple task that doesn't require too much time or effort. In fact, it went pretty quick. With the search tools I've provided below and a bit of patience, you should be able to purc...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:35:06 PDT
Unicycle Crossing Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicycle-Crossing-Sign/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:50:42 PDT
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Panniers-in-a-developing-country/
Easy Bicycle Panniers in a Developing Country - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/MNGR/HZZRDJCD/FELMNGRHZZRDJCD.SMALL.jpg danja.mewes When I traveled in Peru with my bicycle I had planned on buying panniers in Lima. Even though cargo racks were easy to find, panniers were more expensive than they would have been at home. So I made my own using locally available materials (you can find these in any bigger city in Peru: Lima, Cusc...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Bike-Apocalypse-Bicycle/
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/4WAI/HZXYPY2S/F9W4WAIHZXYPY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/4WAI/HZXYPY2S/F9W4WAIHZXYPY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/4WAI/HZXYPY2S/F9W4WAIHZXYPY2S.SMALL.jpg Rebbeh Hey everyone. This is my first Instructable, so please don't be too harsh. :)I'm gonna teach you some mods I've done to my bike, which unintentionally and accidentally turned into this crazy survival bike. It basically turned into a fully self-sustainable bug out "battle bike" quite by accident. LOL...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:46:41 PDT
How to service a bike hub http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-service-a-bike-hub/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:21 PDT
Bamboo Carbon Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Carbon-Bike/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:01:07 PDT
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/SAL9/HWAFT48I/FU0SAL9HWAFT48I.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker Tired of dirty, greasy chains? This handy gadget is for you! Gather your supplies. 1. 2 toothbrushes 2. roll of duct tape Tape the toothbrushes together. Happy cleaning! Use a gentle soap solution to remove grease.
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SMALL.jpg Davinci2K1 Wanted to get some kid-friendly bike storage/organization for our garage. I had seen a bunch of wooden pallet bike racks here and around the web - of varying levels of effort, execution. Since I was able to get me hands on a couple of nice wooden pallets for free - I was able to complete this littl...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Bandage a Broken Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandage-a-Broken-Bike-Frame/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:29:31 PDT
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/6ST5/HZJO4KZM/FU06ST5HZJO4KZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/6ST5/HZJO4KZM/FU06ST5HZJO4KZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/6ST5/HZJO4KZM/FU06ST5HZJO4KZM.SMALL.jpg danleow I designed this simple wall mount rack for my bicycle. Showing in the pictures I have not mount on the wall, I just temporarily put on the metal pole. As you can see the wall mount there are two holes for you to put the wall plug screws. Attached are two STL files, modify as you like. For highest st...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT